Ben Ruffin | Campus Writer
Huddled below Tichenor Hall, in the back halls of the basement, you can find a group of teachers on hard at work. However, these teachers are not your average college teachers, they're also students.
The “It’s On Us” Sexual Assault Prevention resolution was passed at the SGA’s Monday, April 20, meeting. The resolution will join Auburn’s name with 200 other universities across the United States, six of which are in the SEC, in an effort to educate about and stop sexual assault. Trey Fields, senator for the College of Liberal Arts, promoted the bill and discussed the goals of the campaign as well as the bill. “This bill aims to instill a shared responsibility to prevent sexual assault and to provide resources for individuals to recognize and pre-empt the pattern of sexual violence,” Fields said. The White House and The Center for American Progress launched the campaign in September of 2014. According to The White House Blog, “studies estimate that one in five women is sexually assaulted while in college.
SGA’s Monday, April 27, meeting saw the unanimous passing of two reserve fund requests as well as the passing of two commendations in support of Auburn faculty. Brock Hendon, senator for the Harbert College of Business, discussed a reserve fund request that will bring a NewTek Tricaster 460 to the Eagle Eye TV newsroom.
SGA’s Monday, April 20, meeting saw the unanimous passing of a resolution introduced during last week’s senate meeting, as well as a change in the Code of Laws and a recognition of a faculty member. Trey Fields, senator for the College of Liberal Arts, discussed a resolution that will bring a campaign to Auburn’s campus which began in September of 2014 with The White House and The Center for American Progress.
SGA’s Monday, April 13 meeting saw the unanimous passing of a resolution that was introduced during last week’s senate meeting as well as the confirmation of the SGA cabinet and the SGA cabinet assistant vice presidents. Jesse Westerhouse, executive vice president of initiatives, discussed the resolution that will change the way Auburn students register for classes.
The Student Government Association’s on Monday, April 6, saw the appointment of a new president and vice president for the graduate school and also provided members of SGA exec the opportunity to discuss goals for the upcoming year. Jesse Westerhouse, executive vice president of initiatives, discussed a resolution that will come across the senate floor next week.
The SGA’s Monday, March 30 meeting saw new orders of business in the form of a program expansion fund and the confirmation of the student senate chairpersons. India Way, senator for the College of Business, proposed a bill in the form of a program expansion fund.
The SGA's Monday, Dec. 1 senate meeting had three new orders of business following a week off for Thanksgiving Break.
The Auburn City Council heard a number of complaints from Auburn residents pertaining to Auburn High School student parking at the Tuesday, Nov. 18 council meeting.
The Student Government Association's senate Council meeting had four new orders of business at its Monday, Nov. 17 meeting, all of which were carryover requests.